• For a full explanation of scoring types, view our Scoring Formats rules page.

Basic Settings
Head to Head Points
League Manager

Current Roster Size: 13

Total Starters: 8

Total On Bench: 5 (2 IR)

Point Guard (PG)1No Limit
Shooting Guard (SG)1No Limit
Small Forward (SF)1No Limit
Power Forward (PF)1No Limit
Center (C)14
Guard (G)1N/A
Forward (F)1N/A
Util (UTIL)1N/A
Bench (BE)5N/A
Injured Reserve (IR)2N/A
  • The "Starters" column represents the number of players your league starts in each roster slot.
  • The "Max" column represents the maximum number of players at each position allowed on a roster.
  • The maximum allowed roster size is any combination of 40 slots.
  • Roster settings can not be edited after your league's draft is complete.

Games Played Limits (Maximums)
No Limit
Points (PTS)1Blocks (BLK)1
Steals (STL)1Assists (AST)1
Offensive Rebounds (OREB)0.5Defensive Rebounds (DREB)0.5
Rebounds (REB)1Ejections (EJ)-5
Flagrant Fouls (FF)-2Technical Fouls (TF)-1
Turnovers (TO)-1Disqualifications (DQ)-2
Field Goals Made (FGM)1Free Throws Made (FTM)1
Free Throws Attempted (FTA)0.5Three Pointers Made (3PM)2
Free Throws Missed (FTMI)-1Double Doubles (DD)3
Triple Doubles (TD)5Quadruple Doubles (QD)10
Minutes (MIN)0.25Games Started (GS)1
Games Played (GP)0.25Team Wins (TW)0.5
Team and Division Settings
Team DyniaTime out Tim
Team Baller 3NewLenox Ballers
Splash CityTeam Baller 6
Team HervieuxTeam Baller 8
  • League rules are defaulted to ESPN's standard settings.
  • Click here to view a full list of league setting locktime rules.

Player Rules
All NBA Players
Acquisition and Waiver Rules
Daily - Lock Individually at Scheduled Gametime
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No Limit
7 (for 7-day matchups)
4 Days
Move to Last After Claim, Never Reset Order
Trade Rules
No Limit
No Deadline
No Trade Review
Keepers Rules
  • Select your league's Regular Season and Playoff Bracket settings.
  • Your default schedule is automatically generated based on the number of teams and divisions in your league.
  • For more information see the Playoff Settings rules page.

Regular Season Setup
Week 1 (Start of Season)
19 (Playoffs start Week 20)
Season View
Playoff Bracket Setup
4 (2 rounds)
1 week per round
Head to Head Record
Playoff Bracket View

  • For a full explanation of draft methods, view our Draft Methods rules page.
  • Draft settings can be changed until one hour before draft time.
  • Your league will not draft if it is not full one hour before draft time.

Draft Type
Your league conducts its own offline draft and you submit the results manually.
Your league will participate in a live online draft with ESPN's live draft software. Based on a predetermined draft order, each team takes a turn selecting a player in a set amount of time. This type of draft is sometimes called a Snake Draft, as the draft order reverses each round.
Your league's rosters are automatically drafted based on each team's pre-draft rankings list. Each team owner will receive an email upon the draft's completion.
Your league will participate in a live online auction draft using ESPN's auction draft software. In an auction draft, teams begin with a set budget and take turns nominating players to be auctioned off to the highest bidder.
Draft Settings
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